Mitch Stephenson practises in the firm’s Insolvency and Restructuring Group, assisting clients in all manner of insolvency proceedings, including domestic and cross-border bankruptcy, receivership, and restructuring under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, the Canada Business Corporations Act, and the Winding Up and Restructuring Act.
Mitch advises clients on complex and time-sensitive issues in both litigation and transactional settings and advocates for clients in a variety of industries, including monitors, receivers, and trustees in bankruptcy, as well as clients involved in mining, banking and financial services, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, retail, construction, and real estate. Mitch has also represented clients in the public sector, including for-profit and non-profit crown corporations.
Mitch also maintains a broad litigation and dispute resolution practice. While Mitch’s practice covers a wide array of civil litigation matters, he focuses on class actions, including product liability and antitrust/competition cases, as well as complex corporate and commercial disputes.
Mitch has appeared in all levels of court in Ontario and has experience litigating large-scale contractual disputes, multi-jurisdictional and cross-border cases, and international arbitrations as well as disputes related to pharmaceuticals and medical devices, oppression and corporate governance, directors’ and officers’ liability, public and administrative law, and professional negligence. Mitch has also successfully represented clients in their efforts to obtain and resist injunctive relief.